Desert Solitaire by Edward Abbey

Desert Solitaire is a collection of vignettes about life in the wilderness that reflects on the fierce beauty of the desert, the cruel indifference of nature, and the reckless destruction of the American West. The book, based on the author's experiences as a park ranger in Utah, explores the spiritual and philosophical dimensions of the desert environment, critiquing the commercialization and urbanization of the wild, and underscoring the importance of preserving natural landscapes.

The 1070th greatest book of all time


Published
1968
Nationality
American
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
200-300
Words
82,376
Original Language
English

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